Thanks for a great Homecoming!
Kudos to senior Angie Carchesi, a communication major from Franklin who works at 91.7 The Edge, who took second in the nation in Audio Feature News Reporting at the College Broadcasters Inc. National Student Production Awards. Read more »
Kudos to Jim Mead, communication faculty and director of UWW-TV, who was selected to serve a two-year term on the Wisconsin Community Media Board of Directors. WCMB is a nonprofit organization formed in 1998 to create and share outstanding programming and educational media projects for the benefit of Wisconsin communities, as well as showcase local talent. Read more »
Kudos to Diana Shapiro, assistant professor of music, who presented "Through the Female Lens" at the annual Wisconsin Music Teachers Conference in La Crosse on Oct. 22, 2023.
Kudos to the UW-Whitewater Forensics Team for picking up 12 awards at the first and second Mid-America Forensics League Tournaments. Members of the winning squad were senior Kensington Narkis, sophomore Megan Ehle, and freshmen Juniper Oldenburg-Garcia and Emmalee Empey. In her first college tournament, Emmalee Empey was tournament champion in Informative Speaking!
Kudos to Jo Ann Oravec, professor of Information technology and supply chain management, who will present a paper online on Nov. 10, 2023, at the Society of the Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Conference in Honolulu. Read more »
Kudos to Ruth Hansen, assistant professor of management and director of the Institute of Nonprofit Management Studies, on her election to the board of the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council, an international membership association made up of academic centers or programs at accredited colleges and universities focused on the study of nonprofit/nongovernmental organizations, voluntary action, and/or philanthropy.
Kudos to the UW-Whitewater Women’s Tennis Team for being dominant in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, securing their 17th consecutive conference title this year. With this victory, the team has now won a total of 24 WIAC titles. The conference championship is determined by a combination of regular-season dual-meet standings and the WIAC championship results, with the regular season accounting for one-third of the criteria. The Warhawks went undefeated with a perfect 6-0 record in dual meets. Their strong regular season performance earned them a total of seven points heading into the championship, solidifying their claim to the title once again. Read more »
Impacts of Microaggressions
At 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Warhawk Connection Center, learn what microaggressions are, the negative implications of microaggressions on underrepresented groups, and how you can navigate situations where microaggressions are used.
Mentalist & Illusionist: Wayne Hoffman
Hey, Warhawks! Are you free on Nov. 2nd at 7 p.m.? Head to the Down Under with UC Live for mentalist and illusionist Wayne Hoffman, who has been seen on Penn & Teller, America's Got Talent, ABC, CBS, and more. This FREE show is one you can't miss — see you there!
No tricks, just treats at UC Live's Halloween Boo Bash! Head to the Warhawk Connection Center at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 31, for some FREE Halloween-themed fun! Make and eat your own dirt cake cup while creating Halloween pom poms and other spooky crafts. Reserve a spot at the link below. Walk-ins welcome based on availability and space, while supplies last. See you there, Warhawks!
The Music of Michael Hackett and Friends
Prepare for a musical journey with the next concert in the Music Mosaics series at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4 in Light Recital Hall. Enjoy an evening of extraordinary talent as faculty member Michael Hackett and the Michael Hackett Quintet perform a selection of original jazz compositions. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
Sax Quartets and Ensemble
Get ready for an amazing concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 3 in Light Recital Hall, featuring Sax Quartets and the award-winning UWW Saxophone Ensemble! Come and enjoy as UWW student saxophone groups play many different music styles, from classical songs to modern tunes. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
The Sonict Ensemble brings together UW-Whitewater faculty, students and guest artists to create music of the highest performative, intellectual and emotional caliber. Don't miss your chance to experience this unique, innovative event at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 2 in Light Recital Hall. This event is free for UW-Whitewater students with their HawkCard. All others can purchase tickets at the link below.
UC Live Movie Weekend: Barbie
This month's UC Live movie in Summers Auditorium is Barbie! Here are the reminders for attending this movie, along with the other show times this week! The showings will be at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, and 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. All UC movies are FREE with your HawkCard, or $5 without. Dress in pink and be entered to win a prize! All students and community members are welcome to attend.
Life on the lake is easy, especially when the fish are biting, the jokes are funny, there's a ‘couple two three’ beers in the bucket and the Green Bay Packers are on the field. From the warmth of their shanty ‘up north,’ old pals Marvin and Lloyd spin wit, wisdom and hilarious songs about life, love and the one that got away. Don’t miss this Wisconsin musical tradition on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m.
5-time GRAMMY nominee Chuck Owen unveils his latest musical project with this all-star jazz septet! Recognized internationally for his unique compositional voice, Chuck’s creative, evocative, and intensely personal compositions are steeped in the jazz tradition but draw liberally and playfully from an array of additional influences: classical, American folk/roots music, Latin, funk, and more! This event will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball sets up home finale
#6 Volleyball sets up their home finale against UW-River Falls for Senior Night on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Kris Russell Volleyball Arena in Williams Center. The Warhawks have a remarkable record, with 35 wins and a 14-game winning streak being their standout achievements against River Falls. They have proven to be a dominant force, with a strong home record (22-1) and an impressive conference record (21-6). The rivalry between these two teams has showcased some thrilling matches, with both teams displaying their skills and competitiveness on the court. Come out and cheer on the ladies for the last home match of the year. If you are not able to attend, it will be live streamed on the WIAC Network.
Tracey Holloway visits URock campus
Nationally known climate expert and professor Tracey Holloway will be coming to the URock campus at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Kirk Denmark Theater. This event is FREE and open to the public!
UW-Whitewater awards more than $2.5 million in scholarships for 2023-2024
The following local students are among the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater scholarship recipients receiving financial awards for the 2023-24 academic year.
Three students represent UW-Whitewater at Wisconsin Nonprofit Summit
Three University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students attended the Wisconsin Nonprofit Summit on July 27-28 in Milwaukee.
Four UW-Whitewater students excel in state sales competition
Four University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students participated in the 2023 Great Northwoods Sales Warm-Up competition on Oct. 12-14 in Eau Claire.
Campus Tutorial Services offers academic assistance and enrichment using both small groups and one-on-one sessions. Virtual participation is also available. Visit the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success Center or Navigate to learn more about these free services.
Winterim Registration is now open!
If you're looking to get ahead on credits during the long winter break, check out our offerings for Winterim. Many classes that fill up in fall and spring semesters are available, as well as courses that can fill specific requirements.
Free STI Testing and Treatments
University Health and Counseling Services, located in the Ambrose Health Center, offers free, confidential testing for sexually transmitted infections including chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis and HIV. STI treatments are available to enrolled students and their partners, including partners who are not UW-Whitewater students.
Warhawk Success Conference
Save the date! The 2024 Warhawk Success Conference will take place on March 1. This free event is designed for UW-Whitewater staff and faculty and will focus on strategies to support student success and increase cross-campus relationships and collaborations. Interested in presenting at the conference? Submit a proposal by Nov. 30!
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